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Everything Butterfly GardenĀ 

Jun 06, 2023 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bayā€™s Glendening Nature PreserveĀ  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 8-11 (April 11 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House.…

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Homeschool Ecology Inquiry for Middle Schoolers

Jun 05, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

Parris N. Glendening Nature Preserve 5207 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Middle School Homeschool Ecology Inquiry Program 9:30 am – noon, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5. Parris N. Glendening Nature Preserve. 5207 Plummer Lane, Lothian, MD 20711   Does your kid ask lots of questions and always want to know how things work? Do they crave a deeper understanding of life? Do they…

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Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Canoeing through History

Jun 04, 2023 10:00AM—2:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join expert archaeologist Stephanie Sperling, M.A.A., Senior Archaeologist, Archaeology Office of Natural and Historical Resources Division M-NCPPC, in a canoeing expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River. Stephanie will share how archaeological sites inform us about past ways of life from early occupations over 10,000 years ago to historic…

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Bird Walk

Jun 03, 2023 7:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through. Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for…

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Mysteries of the Marsh – Family Canoe Paddle

Jun 03, 2023 9:00AM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Get the kids outside for exercise and nature. This canoe paddle is geared for families and children with little or no experience in canoes. We will teach you how to paddle a canoe and provide the equipment needed. We will launch canoes and paddle the Patuxent River and Western Branch to look for wetland animals.…

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Field Work Friday

Jun 02, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Friday Year Round  Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups,…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Jun 02, 2023 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 per vehicle entrance fee. No registration required. Meet outside the Jug Bay Visitor Center promptly…

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Waterbird Survey

Jun 01, 2023 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older; 12 to 14…

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Pollinator Wednesday

May 31, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve. To beat the summer heat we will meet 8-11 am June 22-Sept 14, 2022. See Jug Bayā€™s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. In warm months…

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Everything Butterfly GardenĀ 

May 30, 2023 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bayā€™s Glendening Nature PreserveĀ  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 8-11 (April 11 – Sept 27), 7 am start in the heat of the summer Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House.…

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